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Lignans

Known as: Lignan, Lignans [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A class of dibenzylbutane derivatives which occurs in higher plants and in fluids (bile, serum, urine, etc.) in man and other animals. These… 
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Review
2007
Review
2007
  • H. Adlercreutz
  • Critical reviews in clinical laboratory sciences
  • 2007
  • Corpus ID: 31753060
This review focuses on the possible role in human health of the consumption of lignan-rich foods. Most of the plant lignans in… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
Lignans are a class of secondary plant metabolites produced by oxidative dimerization of two phenylpropanoid units. Although… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
  • I. Arts, P. Hollman
  • The American journal of clinical nutrition
  • 2005
  • Corpus ID: 206296014
Plant polyphenols, a large group of natural antioxidants, are serious candidates in explanations of the protective effects of… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The antioxidant activities of the flaxseed lignan secoisolariciresinol diglycoside (SDG) and its mammalian lignan metabolites… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The metabolism of the plant lignans matairesinol, secoisolariciresinol, pinoresinol, syringaresinol, arctigenin, 7… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The soy isoflavones, daidzein and genistein, and the lignans, matairesinol and secoisolariciresinol, are phytoestrogens… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Mammalian lignans such as enterolactone and enterodiol, which are produced in the colon from precursors in foods, have been… 
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Lignans are a class of compounds with a dibenzylbutane skeleton1 which until recently had only been found in higher plants2,3…